A Guide to Resources for Small Businesses

If you are a business owner and you are struggling due to COVID-19 you are not alone. The national unemployment rate is expected to exceed 30% this week, the highest it has ever been (even during the Great Depression). We are in for some difficult times ahead but fortunately legislation passed in Washington offers a lot of help for struggling …

Return of the Great American Takeout

Organizers behind last week’s inaugural #TheGreatAmericanTakeout are going back for seconds on Tuesday, March 31st. The coronavirus poses a significant threat to the future of an industry that employs more than 15 million Americans. That’s why a coalition of restaurants is asking for help.   On March 31, they are asking everyone in America to show their support for the restaurant industry …

Sparkly Elephant Becomes Face Mask Hub

The Sparkly Elephant Sewing Lounge is meant to be a space to come together, make new friends and learn new skills.  That looks a little different now during social distancing. The local sewing lounge has been working around the clock with staff and volunteers producing more than 1500 1700 face masks for medical professionals. The spread of coronavirus and COVID-19 …

Meal Assistance for Those in Need

Friendswood Rotary Club, Friendswood Youth Baseball, and the City of Friendswood are partnering to support families and individuals in our community who may be in need of meals during this difficult period of time. The goal is to feed families a few times a week by letting families in need picking up meals at Renwick Park. The program also supports local …